Top 13. Best Tourist Attractions in Augusta – Capital of Maine, USA

Top 13. Best Tourist Attractions in Augusta – Capital of Maine, USA

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3 Popular Attractions In Maine

  • Acadia National Park: National park in Mount Desert Island, Maine.
    • Old Port: A strict of Portland, Maine, known for its cobblestone streets, 19th century brick buildings and fishing piers.

    Maine Facts

    • 90% of the country’s toothpick supply is produced in Maine.
    • Numerous lighthouses dot the Main coast including Fort Point Lighthouse at Fort Point State Park in Stockton Springs and Grindle Point Lighthouse on Isleboro.
    • Maine has its very own desert.
    • Eastport Maine is the easternmost U.S. city and the first in the country to see the sun.
    Maine
    State of Maine Nickname(s):

    “The Pine Tree State”
    “Vacationland”[1]
    Motto(s):

    Dirigo
    (Latin for “I lead”, “I guide”, or “I direct”)
    Anthem:State of Maine

    Map of the United States with Maine highlighted

    Map of the United States with Maine highlighted
    Country United States Before statehood District of Maine (Massachusetts) Admitted to the Union March 15, 1820 (23rd) Capital Augusta Largest city Portland Largest metro and urban areas Greater Portland Government

    Governor Janet Mills (D)Senate President Troy Jackson (D)[nb 1] Legislature Maine LegislatureUpper house SenateLower house House of Representatives Judiciary Maine Supreme Judicial Court U.S. senators Susan Collins (R)
    Angus King (I) U.S. House delegation 1. Chellie Pingree (D)
    2. Jared Golden (D) (list) Area

    •Total 35,385sqmi (91,646km2) •Land 30,862sqmi (80,005km2) •Water 4,523sqmi (11,724km2) 13.5% •Rank 39th Dimensions

    •Length 320mi (515km) •Width 205mi (330km) Elevation

    600ft (180m) Highestelevation

    5,270ft (1,606.4m) Lowestelevation

    0ft (0m) Population

    (2019)
    •Total 1,344,212 •Rank 42nd •Density 43.8/sqmi (16.9/km2) •Rank 38thMedian household income

    $56,277[4] •Income rank

    35th Demonym(s) Mainer

    • Maine-iac (colloquial)[5]
    Language

    Official language None[nb 3]Spoken language Time zone UTC−05:00 (Eastern) •Summer (DST) UTC−04:00 (EDT) USPS abbreviation
    ME
    ISO 3166 code US-ME Traditional abbreviation Me. Latitude 42° 58′ N to 47° 28′ N Longitude 66° 57′ W to 71° 5′ W Website www.maine.gov

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    Top 13. Best Tourist Attractions and Beautiful Places in Augusta – Capital of Maine, USA: Maine State Museum, State Capitol, Old Fort Western, Viles Arboretum, Augusta Civic Center, Capitol Park, The Governor Hill Mansion, Holocaust Human Rights Center of Maine, Children's Discovery Museum, Memorial Bridge, Augusta Waterfront Park, St. Augustine Church, Old Post Office and Court House

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